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Transplanting the great society

Lyndon Johnson and Food for peace

by Kristin L. Ahlberg

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. -- 1908-1973,
  • Food relief, American -- Political aspects,
  • Food supply -- Political aspects -- Developing countries,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries,
  • Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKristin L. Ahlberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9006.6 .A776 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17051316M
    ISBN 109780826218193
    LC Control Number2008034658

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Transplanting the Great Society is an insightful study that shows the successes and limitations of using food aid as a diplomatic tool during the middle period of the cold war.

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A analysis concluded the remaining Great Society programs “have played an important and growing role in reducing poverty.” Other experts on Author: Binyamin Appelbaum. "Great Society: A New History" takes on the daunting task of retelling the lofty ambitions and the failures of the Great Society.

Transplanting the great society book The book is well balanced, giving appropriate attention to economics, politics, and biography. In retrospect we can recognize the hubris of thinking that poverty could be 4/5.

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“The Great Society created more.” In a follow-up to her The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (), Shlaes writes that Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society reforms “seemed designed to finish the job” of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal government expansion and had similarly disastrous results.

The s reforms. Amity Shlaes’s “Great Society: A New History” is a thesis in pursuit of a past. Shlaes, the doyenne of revisionist conservative historians, seeks to demonstrate that the efforts of the s.

Great book about the still much-heralded Great Society. This history of good intentions, government overreach, and terrible results offers lessons for both policy makers and voters today. This study reflects a commendably Burkean sensibility: prudent reform good; radical, officious transformation imposed by the Federal government problematic Reviews:   Amity Shlaes’s new book, Great Society: A New History, explains how Johnson’s dream became a nightmare, and the ways in which politicians, unionists, business leaders, and, above all, experts contributed to America’s nationwide economic decline and growing social chaos.

The newness of Shlaes’s account does not lie in its demonstration. Get this from a library. Transplanting the great society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace. [Kristin L Ahlberg] -- "Uses recently declassified sources to trace the successes and limitations of the Johnson administration's efforts to use food aid as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War, both to gain support for.

Great Society. 3 Great Society 4 Revolt of the Mayors 5 Creative Society 6 Interlude: Looking for Socialism 7 Housing Society 8 Guns, Butter, and Gold 9 Reuther and the Intruder Abundant Society.

10 Moynihan Agonistes 11 The Governor of California 12 Scarcity: Burns Agonistes Coda: Demolition in. Book Review: Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace By Kristin L. Ahlberg. Authors. Douglas Hurt, Purdue University.

Date of this Version. Spring Citation. Published in Great Plains Research (Spring ): Comments. Transplanting the Great Society sits at the cutting edge of current trends in Cold War history.

In other ways, however, the book hews to a more traditional path. The scope of its interest is essentially limited to tracing the formation of U.S. policy, and its re-search, though prodigious, is largely conªned to U.S. ofªcial documents.

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Journal of Cold War Studies. ;12 (3). ‘Great Society’ Review: A ‘Mystical Belief’ in the State The architects of the antipoverty programs devised in the s were intoxicated by America’s postwar prosperity—and heedless.

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Columbia: University of Missouri Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Kristin L.

Great Society, however, is a deeply flawed contribution to that discourse The book is well written; it goes down easy. The book is well written; it goes down easy. But Shlaes’s evidence is highly selective: Medicare and Medicaid, the largest antipoverty programs created by the Johnson administration, are barely mentioned.

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College Station: Texas A&M University Press, xii pp. $Chapter 1. The Push for a “Great Society”: Promises and Programs. Lindsey M. Burke, PhD. In Maymore t students and guests gathered on the University of Michigan campus to hear.